Alphabetical List of Compositions

3-4-2 (1992) 10 min.

three duets for two french horns

A Voice from the City (1991) 12 min.

three songs for voice and piano
three settings of poems by Henry Lawson

Greenbaum ~ Hindson ~ Peterson CD A Voice from the City (1994) 14 min.

three songs for mezzo-soprano or contralto, 2 flutes, clarinet in B flat, bass clarinet, tenor trombone and piano
three settings of poems by Henry Lawson

Altercations (1986) 6 min.

for solo piano, in three movements

Anniversary Music (2009) 5 min.

for orchestra
Written especially for the 20th Anniversary of the University of New South Wales Symphony Orchestra.
First performed by the University of New South Wales Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Colin Piper, on 28 August, 2009.

At the Hawk's Well (1990) 45 min.

Music Theatre work - a setting of text by William Butler Yeats for three singers (soprano, alto, tenor), two actors and one dancer plus small ensemble : clarinet, viola, violincello, synthesizer, piano and two percussionists

At the Still Point Cassette At the Still Point (1998) 4 min. 30 sec.

for viola and piano

Cheek to Cheek (1991) 4 min. 30 sec.

for clarinet and violincello

Cheek to Cheek (1991) 4 min. 30 sec.

arr. clarinet and bass clarinet

Cyberia (1995) 10 min.

for small orchestra

Cyberia (revised version, 1996) 13 min.

for symphony orchestra

Staring at the Sun CD Diabolic Dance Cassette

Diabolic Dance (1997) 6 min.

for violin and violoncello

Diabolic Dance (2000) 7 min.

arr. string orchestra

Drive CD Drive Cassette Drive (1998) 5 min.

for alto saxophone and piano

Drive (1998) 5 min.

arr. french horn and piano

Drive (1998) 4 min. 30 sec.

arr. clarinet and piano

Drive (1999) 5 min.

arr. for orchestra

Encomium (2000) 11 min. 30 sec.

arr. clarinet and cello

Eternity CD Eternity's Sun Rise Cassette Eternity's Sun Rise (1995) 12 min.

for mezzo-soprano or contralto and piano
five settings of short fragments of poetry by William Blake

Ex Tenebris Lux (1989) 16 min.

for symphony orchestra

Five Bagatelles (2009) 14 min.

for solo Bb clarinet

Five Islands (2001) 12 min.

for solo piano

From Mountains to Sea (1999) 9 min. 30 sec.

for mixed instrumental sextet

Grave Fairytale Cassette Grave Fairytale (1993) 25 min.

for mezzo-soprano, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F,2 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, timpani, percussion (1 player) and strings
setting of a poem by Dorothy Hewett

Guilty Pleasures II (2007/2009) 9 min.

for string quartet

Heartlands (1987) 6 min.

for small ensemble : flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, viola, violoncello, piano and percussion

Illawarra Music (2000) 15 min.

for small orchestra

Illawarra Music (2000) 15 min.

for large orchestra

Impressions of Shanghai (2010) 5 min.

for solo piano

Landmarks (1999) 3 min. 30 sec.

for brass quartet - trumpet, 2 french horns and trombone

Liquid Steel (2001) 6 min.

for violin, viola, cello and double bass
Commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Fellowship Programme

Mourning and the Light Within (2006) 18 min.

for SATB chorus, piccolo, 4 flutes, 4 oboes, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in Cm 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, 2 pianos, cellos and double basses.
Texts taken from the Stabat Mater Dolorosa, Seneca (Moral Letters), Plutarch and newspaper accounts of the Beslan commemoration ceremonies.
Commissioned by the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Society with assistance from the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Moving Fast Through Autumn Light (2000) 7 min. 30 sec.

for solo mandolin

Moving Fast Through Autumn Light (2002) 10 min. 30 sec.

for mandolin and guitar

New England Dances (2002) 15 min.

for orchestra
Commissioned by Armidale Youth Orchestra

Nocturnalia (2001) 5 min. 30 sec.

for orchestra
Commissioned by Symphony Australia and the Australian Music Centre

Not Quite but Not Quite Not... (2004) 5 min. 30 sec.

for flute, Bb clarinet, Bb trumpet, tenor saxophone, piano and percussion
Commissioned by Caringbah High School New Music Group

Of Quiet Places (1998) 12 min.

(i) Awinya, Fraser Island (ii) On the Woralie Track (iii) Wathumba, Fraser Island (iv) Rocks, Cape Leenwin (v) Forest at Namadji
five songs for voice and guitar
setting of poems by Michelle Morgan

Pacific Ocean Blue (2001) 6 min.

for solo piano

Penguins Can Dance, Can't They? (1992) 4 min.

for trombone, marimba and piano
inspired by the Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Staring at the Sun CD Australian Composers' Orchestral Forum CD Port Kembla Cassette Port Kembla (1998) 11 min.

for 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, clarinet in B flat, bass clarinet, bassoon, contra-bassoon, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (1 player), harp and strings

Propeller (2000) 5 min.

for string quartet

Race Against Time (2010) 10 min. 30 sec.

for cello and piano
Commissioned as part of the ‘101 Compositions for 100 Years’ project, celebrating the centenary for the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Premiered by David Pereira (cello) and Timothy Young (piano), 4 May, 2010.

Red Earth (1997) 18 min.

for large orchestra

Remembering Illawarra (2002) 10 min.

for solo piano

Staring at the Sun CD Rituals in Transfigured Time Cassette Rituals in Transfigured Time (1997) 11 min. 30 sec.

for piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (2 players), harp and strings

Sailing for the Sun (2008) 5 min.

for unaccompanied SATB chorus
Texts taken from the writings of Li Po (701-762)
Commissioned by Sydney Philharmonia for 'Dawn Chorus', an event presented as part of the Sydney Festival, 2009.

Shadows and Light (2004) 24 min.

for soprano, tenor, two SATB choruses, string orchestra and percussion
Texts taken from the Latin Requiem Mass, and newspaper headlines
Commissioned by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs

Slowburn (2005) 5 min.

for flute, Bb clarinet, tenor saxophone, Bb trumpet, cello, percussion (2 players) and piano

Songs from a Sunrise Land (2006) 12 min.

for vocal quartet (SSAA) and string quartet
I. The Southern Mother’s Charge II. If We Knew III. The Snow at Fredericksburg
Texts taken from anonymous poems, written during the American Civil War
Commissioned by the Ives String Quartet

Sparrow Fall (1994) 5 min.

for bass voice, violin, clarinet and piano
setting of a poem by Dorothy Hewett

Spike! CD Spike! (1999) 9 min.

for cello duo (or solo cello and pre-recorded tape)

Spring and Fall (To a young child) (1985) 3 min. 20 sec.

for mezzo-soprano and piano
setting of a poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Staring at the Sun CD Staring at the Sun Cassette Staring at the Sun (1998) 14 min. 30 sec.

for flute/piccolo, clarinet in B flat, bass clarinet, trumpet in C, violin, viola, violoncello, piano and percussion (2 players)

 

String Quartet No. 1 (1988) 8 min. 30 sec.

for string quartet

String Quartet No. 2 (1989) 10 min.

for string quartet

Tallawarra (1999) 4 min. 30 sec.

for string quartet

Tallawarra (1999) 4 min. 30 sec.

for string orchestra

The Earth that Fire Touches (2000) 9 min.

for soprano, SATB chorus and orchestra

The Earth that Fire Touches (2004) 11 min.

arr. for soprano, SATB chorus, 2 pianos and percussion
Commissioned by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs

The Return (2004) 10 min.

for soprano, mezzo soprano, piano and percussion
Text by Michele Morgan

Staring at the Sun CD The Still Point (1997) 15 min.

for violoncello and piano, in three movements

The Velocity of Celebration (2003) 6 min.

for flute, Bb clarinet, Bb trumpet, tenor saxophone, piano and percussion
Commissioned by Caringbah HS New Music Group

Three Ritual Dances (2000) 11 min.

for solo piano

Toccata for Percussion (1987) 6 min. 30 sec.

for four percussionists

Triptych (1992) 12 min.

for two french horns and string orchestra, in three movements

Unfit for Tombs (1991) 12 min.

(i) A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning (ii) The Flea (iii) Death Be Not Proud
three settings of poems by John Donne for unaccompanied SATB choir (with contralto soloist in The Flea)

Veni Creator Spiritus (2010) 6 min.

for unaccompanied SATB chorus
Written especially for Sydney Philharmonia, on the occasion of their 90th anniversary
First performed by Sydney Philharmonia, conducted by Brett Weymark, at City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, 3 July, 2010.

Greenbaum ~ Hindson ~ Peterson CD Walking on Glass (1992) 10 min.

for solo piano

WiredLife Cassette WiredLife (1999) 12 min.

three pieces for two mandolins

Woollungah Dances (2002) 22 min.

for three solo clarinets and orchestra
Commissioned by Fr. Arthur E. Bridge for Ars Musica Australis

Zig-Zagging Through Ghostland (1993) 4 min.

for flute, clarinet and piano